Education is incomplete without compassion and sympathy

Governor in 22nd convocation ceremony of Vikram university at Ujjain

guv8.2.17Bhopal, February 8, 2017 (Ataullah Faizan):  Governor Mr. Om Prakash Kohli said that education is incomplete without compassion and sympathy. Education which makes a man good human being is a complete education. Moreover education must augment feeling of compassion, sympathy and love to enable person to serve country, society and family. Governor Mr. Kohli said that objective of the education is to develop professional, intellectual and emotional capabilities in human beings. Moreover the basic aim of the education is to make efforts to bring happiness in the life of pained, victimised, weak and helpless persons. Governor Mr. Kohli was addressing the 22nd convocation ceremony of Vikram University at Ujjain today. MLA Dr. Mohan Yadav, Vice Chancellor of the University Dr. Sheelsindhu Pandey, Registrar Dr. Parikshit Singh, A.D.G. Mr. V. Madhukumar, Collector Mr. Sanket Bhondwe, Police Superintendent Mr. M.S. Verma, University Faculty and Students were present on the occasion. Governor Mr. Kohli told the students to take a resolution that they will undertake ethical works in the life.

Not to undertake unethical works at all. They should take decision as per their conscience what is ethical and what is unethical. In the 16th chapter of Shrimad Bhagwad Gita, Lord Krishna had very clearly explained to Arjun about divine and demon characteristics. Students should study the 16th chapter and must follow the divine characteristics.  Moreover, Mr. Kohli said that universities like Nalanda and Takshila used to attract the entire world in the ancient times. Students from all over the world used to come there for studies.

We have to establish the ancient pride of our universities once again and have to stop Indian talent from immigration. Mr. Kohli said that programmes like ‘Make in India ’, ‘Start Up India’ and ‘Stand Up India’ are being conducted by the government for over all development of India . Our universities have to prepare the courses accordingly for over all development of the students. Furthermore, Chancellor Mr. Kohli informed about the ancient convocation traditions of India in the field of education. He said that “Samavartan Sanskar’ used to organise in Gurukuls after completion of graduation which is a ‘Deekshant Samaroh’.

On this occasion, the Acharyas (Teachers) used to give final advice to the students for accomplishments in life. Main mantra was “Satya Vad- Dhrama-Char –Swadhyayanma Pramad: Matra Devo Bhava, Putra Devo Bhava, Acharya Devo Bhava, Atithi Devo Bhava’ meaning Speak Truth, Follow Religion, Never be proud of your knowledge and always give respect to mother, father, teachers and guests. This preaching is always relevant. Students should follow this for sure success. Governor Mr. Kohli said that Ujjain has significant role in education. Lord Shree Krishna had received teachings from Maharishi Sandipani here. Ujjain was one of the prime ancient education centers of India . This land has given scholars of literature, art, culture and other fields to the world. You all are fortunate that you have studied at this land, he added.

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